The Abduction Club (2002)

The Abduction Club (2002)

The Abduction Club




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Based on actual events that took place in Waterford, Ireland, in the late 1700s, director Stefan Schwartz's romantic comedy-drama concerns itself with a group of abductors who kidnap usually willing young women in order to persuade them to wed. Set during an era where law dictates that the eldest sons inherit family estates and younger siblings are left to either enter the priesthood or the military, young noblemen decide to take matters into their own hands by abducting the young heiresses and … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
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as Catherine Kennedy

as Garrett Byrne

as Anne Kennedy

as James Strang

as John Power

as Lord Fermoy

as Sir Myles

as Robert Kennedy

as Teeling

as Cunningham

as Colonel Brownlow

as Elder Son

as Mary Nugent's Father

as Mary's Mother

as Serving Woman

as Lady Ormonde

as Lady O'Rourke

as Serving Man At Races

as Pompous Bore

as Mary Nugent
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Critic Reviews for The Abduction Club

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (3)

The film rarely musters any great sense of passion or excitement.

August 21, 2002
Hollywood Reporter
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Full Review… | March 27, 2009
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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One of the most charming and original romantic comedies to emerge in decades.

Full Review… | September 1, 2002
Boxoffice Magazine

With female abduction a recurrent problem in modern society, this sort of caper leaves a nasty taste in the mouth.

Full Review… | July 18, 2002

Full Review… | December 30, 2006
Empire Magazine

Audience Reviews for The Abduction Club


A romantic drama film about double of two young adults forming a new relationship with one another was released.
This film is quite strong from a dramatic standpoint as well.I can say that all the actors in this film are, as a whole, understated in their performances.

Mouhannad Sawas

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